How To Clean Brushed Metal Engine Harley Davidson

Are you wondering how to clean a brushed metal engine on a Harley Davidson? If there is lettering on the engine of your Harley Davidson, make sure to use caution when cleaning the brushed metal as some cleaners may also remove the lettering. A cotton swab with the cleaner sprayed or placed on it will work well around the lettering. There are a number of commercial products that you can use in combination with a rag or cotton swab to clean the brushed metal engine of your Harley Davidson. Be sure that you know what type of metal your Harley Davidson's engine is made of so that you purchase the right product for the job. If you don't want to go out and buy a special product, you can use a collection of household products to clean the brushed metal of your Harley Davidson's engine.

To clean a brushed metal engine on a Harley Davidson, you will need:

  • Dish detergent
  • Vinegar
  • Isopropyl alcohol
  • Citrus-based cleaners
  • Soft rags or cloths
  1. Try using dish detergent. Use a small bit straight from the bottle on a soft cloth, cotton swab or a sponge swab of the type that dentists use. Carefully rinse the brushed metal engine of your Harley Davidson with repeated applications of a damp cloth.
  2. Mix vinegar and water. Use one quart of water and a half cup of vinegar to clean your brushed metal engine. Apply with a soft cloth. Wipe clean with water only on another soft cloth.
  3. Use isopropyl alcohol. Apply a small amount on a soft cloth and wipe down your Harley's engine. Wipe off a damp cloth.
  4. Try citrus-based cleaners. A number of companies sell cleaning agents containing a citrus base. Spray the cleaner on a soft cloth, then wipe down your engine gently. Follow with a damp soft cloth with water, then another cloth to dry.
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